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Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?
Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities? MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scans of young children's brains might help predict how they learn to read. This finding could potentially allow doctors to identify those with...
Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?
Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk? MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's something every pregnant woman wonders: What can I do to help ensure a healthy baby? New research suggests that taking iron supplements as prescr...
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People using cholesterol-lowering drugs while in the hospital for a hemorrhagic stroke -- which causes bleeding in the brain -- were more than four t...
Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests
Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who use painkillers called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) -- which include aspirin, naproxen (Aleve) and ibuprofen (Advil, M...
Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic?
Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic? WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Working long hours may increase your risk for diabetes, a new study suggests. But the finding seems to depend on your job. Researchers examined data from prior s...
Can Media Multitasking Alter Your Brain?
Can Media Multitasking Alter Your Brain? WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Multitasking with smartphones, laptop computers and other media devices could change the structure of your brain, according to a new study. Researchers found that p...
Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key
Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For millions of overweight Americans, regular exercise remains a prime weapon against excess weight and the threat of type 2 diabetes. However, a n...
College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds
College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds SUNDAY, Sept. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young women starting college understand the benefits of a healthy diet and know which foods they should eat. But they aren't confident they can follow throug...
Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School
Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As kids transition from elementary to middle school, they are increasingly the targets of cyberbullies, according to a recent study. But the researchers studyin...
Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study
Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination drug therapy aimed at opening the airways and reducing inflammation appears to be the best treatment for older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disea...